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Arts Catalyst produces artist projects, research and public programmes at the intersections of art, health, ecology and economics. Find out about our online programme and future updates by subscribing to our e-newsletter.

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Arts Catalyst
c/o 18-20 Union St
Sheffield City Centre
Sheffield S1 2JP


We’re excited to share that we are recruiting a Public Programme Producer familiar with South Yorkshire to develop and deliver a programme of public... more
Arts Catalyst is delighted to welcome Karen as the Chair of its Board of Trustees. She takes over the role from outgoing Chair Fabienne Nicholas, who... more

Exhibitions & Projects

A muted brown robe with huge sleeves made of cotton fabric is suspended by ropes so that it forms the flat shape of  human body. It is sewn with quilted patches and fasted with yellow ribbon. Above the robe is a cream paper lantern globe which has a very large grin and two wide spaced eyes on it. The space is dark with the robe lit by warm light from small lamps on the ground and dimly lit human figures can be seen in the shadows.
6 April 2022 - 31 May 2022
Dead Cat Bounce is a performance and installation resulting from a collaboration between artist... more
an overgrown garden with plants including grasses, shrubs and huge weeds is situated in front of a low rise 1970's towerblock courtyard. It is a summer day with warm lighting
31 March 2022 - 31 October 2022
Emergent Ecologies is a series of five artist projects across South Yorkshire  that explore... more
A hand with short nails holds up a small black card with the words 'Obstruct' on them. In the background is a Sheffield street scene with grey buildings either side of a road with double yellow lines on it. At the end of the adjoining street are old red brick buildings with scaffolding on them in a phase of redevelopment
11 October 2021 - 31 March 2023
Artists: a place of their own (Paula McCloskey & Sam Vardy); Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad; Harun... more
15 September 2021 - 31 August 2022
Arts organisations: Fast Familiar, Abandon Normal Devices (AND) and Arts Catalyst are pleased to... more